We are looking for very reliable, caring and dedicated SUPPORT WORKERS to work a flexible rota. We need support workers who live local enough to work a live out rota but can live in when required. LIVE OUT shifts will be 12hr day & night shifts, LIVE IN periods will typlically be between 1 and 2 weeks.
The client is a 33yr old lady with complex care needs living in her own home in LS20. This is on the boarder of Guiseley and Baildon/Shipley
Normally she would enjoy shopping, theatre, and creative activities, weekends away and an annual holiday abroad, but due to Covid 19 these activites are not currently safe for her. She is currently continuing to shield, so while living in you will be shielding with her. Her main activity indoors is painting with her mouth and this will require your assistance.
The role will include: Providing 2:1 care for all aspects of our clients daily living, including personal care, clinical duties and mobility. There will also be support required for physiotherapy exercises and rehabilitation activities.
ALLTHE TRAINING NEEDED FOR THIS ROLE IS PROVIDED LOCALLY TO THE CLIENTS HOME IN LS20
- Have a good understanding of the English language and speak clearly.
- Hold a full clean UK driving licence, to drive the clients adapted vehicle.
- Be reliable and flexible to work all shifts as part of a team.
- Good time management, the ability to take direction from the client.
- Be down to earth and have a good sense of humour
- Care experience is desirable but not essential
- Regular COVID 19 tests will be required.
Shift patterns on a LIVE OUT period will cover 12hrs and include:-
Days, Awake nights and Sleeping nights.
Shift patterns on a LIVE IN period will cover 24hrs and include:-
Days + Sleep Nights or Days + Disturbed Nights
BOTH shift patterns cover 7 days per week and bank holidays.
An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check WILL be required
Rates of Pay:
Average wage when fully competent, based on a 1 week LIVE IN period or 1 month LIVE OUT period is approx £1200 -£1400 gross
£8.21 per hour - Training rate (training generally completed within 1 month of start date)
THIS IS NOT A SELF EMPLOYED POSITION. THIS ROLE IS INITIALLY FOR A 6 or 12MTH CONTRACT WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF THE ROLE BECOMING PERMANENT AFTER THIS PERIOD.
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